Look out Gallup, Harris and Zogby -- it's Sean Hannity!
[Special Hannity video at the bottom of this post...] It's no secret to anyone who's accidentally tuned into the Hannity & Colmes show on Fox News and thought they stumbled across an over-the-top Saturday Night Live sketch, that Sean Hannity doesnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t have a real firm grasp on reality. I mean, this is the same man who once offered a liberal guest the Hobson's choice of "Is it that you hate this president or that you hate America?"
Hannity's also been known to claim that the Constitution doesn't say anything about the separation of church and state and, in a May 2004 edition of his television show, asked a clergyman if they could "pray for the re-election of George Bush."
So it didnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t really surprise me today when I went to Hannity's web site and saw a poll on the front page that asked his erudite fans "What do you think about WMD's being found in Iraq?" This is on his main page right now, not four years ago.
Note to Sean: You may want to stop praying for Bush and give him a call with this news. I'm sure he'll be happy to hear it.
Hannity started college but never finished -- he didn't drop out to join the military either -- so it looks like he never got to take a statistics class where one might learn about clean survey methodology, because the choices given to his viewers and listeners on the WMD question are, well, I'll just show you.
Now, there's some fine choices for the Rhodes Scholars who take in Hannity's twisted wisdom every day. The closest option to the truth in Hannity's world is evidently the choice that suggests you're a dummy and just didnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t know that Republican Senator Rick Santorum had recently made the WMD discovery that shocked the world -- and all but doomed his failing re-election campaign in Pennsylvania.